Evolution

10.31.15
Researchers see evolution working faster than expected (in chickens)
10.31.15

Researchers see evolution working faster than expected (in chickens)

The word "evolution" tends to conjure up images of early hominids dodging predators on the veldt a...

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09.20.15
Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life
09.20.15

Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life

Scientists have published the first truly thorough tree of life, linking 2.3 million species together.

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08.14.15
'Mommy robot' can build and test its own babies
08.14.15

'Mommy robot' can build and test its own babies

And it can do so without human intervention.

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07.22.15
See Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the universe in 8 minutes
07.22.15

See Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the universe in 8 minutes

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how everything (and we do mean everything) came to be in a short video.

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07.02.15
DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way
07.02.15

DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way

In what is being called the "most comprehensive" study of its kind, a team from the University of...

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05.13.15
Scientists create chickens with dinosaur snouts to study evolution
05.13.15

Scientists create chickens with dinosaur snouts to study evolution

How do scientists study the evolutionary transformation from snouts to beaks as those winged dinos...

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